Volume 225: 1719. Classified. Part III.

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Calendar of Treasury Papers, Volume 5, 1714-1719. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1883.

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1719. Classified. Part III.

1719. 1. Various financial papers, including such as relate to the South Sea Fund, state of supplies, Civil List revenues, state of the general fund for annuities, account of army debentures, aggregate fund, lottery papers, arrears paid out of her late Majesty's Civil List, debts at the Exchequer, &c. 61 pages, many of them brief size.
2. Letters of the Comrs of the Navy addressed to the Treasurer of the Navy or to the Secretaries of the Treasury, relating to the payment of wages of workmen at the yards, and men in the navy, and to felling timber for the navy (which is said to be much better felled in the winter than in the summer). One of them, however, relates to an inquiry as to what houses, &c. employed in the business and affairs of the navy for the King's service, have been purchased by the Crown, and where the deeds and other assurances, vesting the same in the Crown, are now remaining, and may be found. With this is a schedule of the dates and titles of the deeds. 16½ pages.
3. Memorials of the Board of Ordnance to the Lords of the Treasury, setting out their pressing necessity for money for their office. Also applying for furniture for the barracks at Berwick. Also an estimate. 8½ pages.
4. Estimates of the charges of guards, garrisons, &c., memorials and other papers connected with the Paymaster-General's department. Also one or two connected with the pensions of Chelsea Hospital. 43 pages or parts of pages.
5. Reports to the Lords of the Treasury, on the cases of persons suspended from receiving pensions. Signed: “Walter Chetwynd.” 3 pages.
6. Reports of the Comrs for Taxes to the Lords of the Treasury: (1) on the petition of Edward Conway, Esq., late Receiver-General of Chester and part of North Wales; (2) on the arrears of Mr Croker, Receiver-General of the county of Oxford; (3) on the petitition of Adlord Bowde, of Hertford, who prayed to be appointed a Surveyor of Windows on account of the disaffection to the King and Government of William Stone, a Surveyor of Duties on Houses in Hertfordshire. 8 pages.
7. Various papers relating to the tin belonging to his Majesty, principally tenders to purchase the same. 13 pages.
8. Papers, accounts, estimates, &c. connected with the transport service. 21 pages or parts of pages.
9. Papers connected with the affairs of the Board of Works, including such as relate to the debt of the office. 28 pages or parts of pages.